Documentary Screening + Inclusive Design Workshop

Join us for the official launch of our documentary, Language of Aroma, followed by a world-class inclusive design workshop lead by Microsoft Design – Pioneers in the field.

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Center for Architecture & Design

Explorations in Aroma at Lake Union Block Party

Learn for yourself the true inaccessibility of aroma through our curated scent exhibit at the Lake Union Block Party for Seattle Design Festival.

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Location: Lake Union Park, Zone A9

Past Events

Screening + Intimate Conversation

With David J Peterson, Languge Creator for Game of Thrones, and Saskia Wilson-Brown, Founder & Executive Director of the Institute for Art and Olfaction. 

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location: The Battery, San Francisco CA

Screening & Smelling Session

Join the Institute for Art and Olfaction founder Saskia Wilson-Brown and TEALEAVES for a screening of Language of Aroma followed by a smelling session where Saskia will share some of the key molecules discovered in TEALEAVES’ teas.

Date: Sunday, June 23, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: ROW DTLA, Los Angeles CA

Making Sense of Scents: Aroma Experience

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, join Cooper Hewitt, TEALEAVES, and Microsoft for a series of scent-based experiences that apply the Microsoft inclusive design principles to our most neglected sense.

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York NY

Inclusive Design Workshop

How can inclusive design principles be used to deepen understanding and interaction through aroma? How do multi-sensory experiences create more access? Join Cooper Hewitt, Microsoft, and TEALEAVES for an inclusive design workshop and series of sensory activations.

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Location: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York NY

Aroma Design Dinner

In collaboration with Calistoga Ranch & Rudd Oakville Estate Winery

Date: May 2
Time: TBD
Location: Calistoga Ranch, Napa Valley

Language of Aroma
A SXSW Panel on Designing for Inclusivity

TEALEAVES, Microsoft Inclusive Design, and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, discuss how inclusive design principles can be used to create the language of aroma.

Date: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Time: 11 am CST
Location: JW Marriott, Austin TX


An aroma-themed cocktail demo created by Andaz West Hollywood’s Erin Maley to showcase how aroma plays a role in the palate experience.

Date: Friday, June 8, 2018
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: ROW DTLA, Los Angeles CA


Aroma-inspired cocktail by The Botanist, which incorporates a unique aroma technique, to inspire budding designers to consider aroma as part of the experiential design experience.

Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: ROW DTLA, Los Angeles CA


Hosted by 2018 Canadian Culinary Champion Chef Alex Chen of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar. Explore how AROMA affects taste and design thinking behind this tea + color + mood + AROMA-inspired entreé.

Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar, Vancouver BC